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(TB) 'Mark 1'

1965, Torbett

'Mark 1' (Marcella Torbett, R. 1964). Seedling# 1002. TB, 33" (84 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-Wl, Cool white, styles tinted violet, violet line at tip of beard. ((('New Snow' x 'Mount Washington') x 'Swan Ballet') x self) X 'Melodrama' seedling. Torbett 1965.

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From AIS Bulletin #178, July 1965. Introducing MARK I (M. K. Torbett).TB-33-M-WI. When selecting seedlings, Mrs. Torbett insists on weather resistance to wind, rain, and intense sun. A winner on the show bench, spectacular in the garden. Gorgeous white, violet flushed styles. Extra large flowers of heaviest substance are gracefully waved. Standards wide, domed and closed. Wide falls arched, semiflaring. Excellent branching with many well placed buds on strong stalks. Beautiful foliage, dark red at base of leaves. ((NEW SNOW X MT. WASHINGTON) x self)) X #707 MELODRAMA sdlg.) $35.00. Torbett Gardens.

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